My dog is kind of a jerk. If he doesn’t get pet enough then he leans his 85 pounds of bossiness against my legs and knocks me over. If I don’t give him his afternoon treat then he will follow me around the house and whimper and whine. He sleeps on the couch, taking up two […]
If you take simple precautions you can reduce your chance of being bitten or contracting Lyme disease. Try these five tips:
Will the Real Adult Please Stand Up? By Melissa Mowry of One Mother to Another I fumble around in the darkness, trying to locate the light switch in the pitch black of the master bathroom. I can’t risk the light waking the baby, who is finally, blessedly asleep in the bassinet next to our bed, […]
“Orgasmic birth” cannot possibly be a real thing, can it? By Hannah Mayer of sKIDmarks Editor’s Note: This piece was first published on Scary Mommy and is being republished here at Housewife Plus with full permission by the author. In a determined effort to reverse my body’s slow but sure transformation into John Goodman, I […]
Today I witnessed the most beautiful and bizarre event. Our family met up with three other families to go sledding and NO ONE FACEBOOKED THIS. So, I wonder, did it happen?
On Christmas day, 1983, my husband and I had our first child. If nothing much had stressed me out before, now that I was a mother, nearly everything did.
Can you just imagine for a minute what would happen if a toddler was allowed to draft a concert rider? I don’t about your kids, but mine would demand the following:
I have thrown my fair share of birthday parties, surprise parties, backyard BBQ’s, reunions, dinner parties, and soirees. The number one thing that annoys me is when a guest doesn’t RSVP. You know what that does? It makes planning an event nearly impossible to figure out. Who is coming? How much food do I need? How […]
The most amazing gift in life that I can give my kids – besides my unconditional love, of course – is the power of optimism. When a kid has the super hero-like power of optimism he can handle any of the tussles that life will surely throw his way. Optimism is that fundamental belief that […]
As a stay at home mom, I have very few options for being fashionable thanks to chasing kids and cleaning messes all day. I mean let’s get real. Being a mom is a dirty, busy, crazy job and high heels, hunter orange or Tiffany blue polish, and polka dot silk scarves are just not exactly […]